Recently a wren built a nest in our back porch rafters. Since the babies left the nest, I have enjoyed watching the family flitting about the shrubs and woodpile in the back yard.
“Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.” ~Epictetus
“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” ~Helen Keller
Water iris along the bank of Reelfoot Lake in Lake County, Tennessee.
“Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~Hans Christian Anderson
“A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it.” ~R.C. Ferguson
“There’s only one thing I never did and wish I had done: climbed over a fence.” ~Queen Mary (consort of George V)
” … the rose-breasted sings like a robin that’s taken voice lessons. When you hear a robin singing with fewer pauses, and with particularly clear, liquid phrases, check the treetops for the rose-breasted grosbeak.” ~Chris Petrak
Last week, a storm passed through our area right before dusk. As the setting sun hit the retreating clouds, it created a stunning yellow glow.
“In extraordinary times, the ordinary takes on a glow and wonder all its own.” ~Mike A. Lancaster
“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain!” ~Dolly Parton
“I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” ~Henry David Thoreau